Course Description

LIS 9315A-650 (Fall 2022)   Collection Management

Instructor: R. Chabot (Kelsang Legden)

Course Description
Theory and practice of collection management for print and electronic resources, including selection tools and criteria, methods of acquisition, evaluation of collections, deselection strategies, preservation and other collection management and development topics.

Course Syllabi for LIS 9315A-650 (Fall 2022)
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0.5 course

Program Content Areas
Connecting People with Information
Information Organization, Curation and Access
Managing and Working in Information Organizations

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of readings, assignments, and class participation, students will be able to:
1. Apply a critical awareness of professional values, standards and ethics in the context of collections management (PLLO 1, 2, 3, 5)

2. Identify and analyze a library’s community and collection and develop new collections based off of the initial analysis (PLLO 1, 6, 7, 9)

3. Distinguish and understand various review sources for developing collections and develop reviews for particular types of resources (PLLO 7, 8, 9)

MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives